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FRANÇOIS FROM PARIS TOURS

 

TOURS

9 different walking tours of Paris! From beginner to expert level. Pick your day!

All tours can be adapted, shortened, or extended.

Do you want a special tour, a district which is not listed below? You want to try a food tour or a certain type of shopping... Just let me know before booking.  (at least two weeks before)

LE MARAIS

From the jewish district to the most beautiful "Hotels particuliers", houses of french nobility.
Discover the trendiest place in Paris and also my favorite district.
Come  visit the Jewish and LGBT district, which gives this tour a change of atmosphere at every corner:

17th century streets and squares, but also an incredible area for
art shops and fashion. After the Montmartre tour and the
history of Paris tour, this is the one you should pick.


Highlights:
Hotel de Sens, Highschool Charlemagne,

the church of Saint Paul-Saint Louis, Hotel de Sully,

Place des Vosges,

Gallery of contemporary art Perrotin, square du Grand Veneur, Pletzl (Jewish district), Rue François Miron, Shoah memorial,
the church of Saint Gervais-Saint Protais.


2 hours 30

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NOTRE DAME DE PARIS - HISTORY OF PARIS

First time in Paris ? That’s your starter !
You will enjoy beautiful views along the river Seine,

the place of kings and queens who made most of French history. Learn about the origins of the city and the ongoing by renovations to the cathedral of  Notre-Dame de Paris.

View the former love lock bridge on the way to the louvre and discover the secrets of the Mona Lisa.
This tour is the perfect mix between a romantic walk and the
best of classics.


Highlights:
Saint Michel square, Viviani Square ,

Notre Dame de Paris
Palais de la Cité,

Sainte Chapelle (tickets needed to enter)
Conciergerie, Pont Neuf, Place Dauphine,

Ponts des arts
Louvre cour carré, Louvre Pyramid,

Tuilerie Garden


2 hours 30

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MONTMARTRE

The absolute must see in Paris.
A mix of charm and bohemian spirit.
The source of inspiration of many painters as well as a
place of freedom and rebellion.


Highlights:
Moulin rouge, iconic french painters: Van Gogh, Toulouse
Lautrec, Picasso’s workshop, Renoir,

the last windmills of the hill,

Emily in Paris highlights,

Saint Denis the martyr,
Place du Tertre, the church of Saint Pierre de Montmartre ,

Sacré Coeur basilica.


2 hours 
To be noticed: tour can be difficult to walk by.

Starting point can be adapted to make it easier

(using funicular of Montmartre)
 

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SAINT GERMAIN-DES-PRÉS

Looking For Jean Paul Sartre et Simone de Beauvoir ?

The iconic Parisian spirit can be found at Le Café de FLore, La brasserie Lipp and of course one of Hemingway's favourite Haunts; Le café des 2 Magots, where contemporary writers and Poets still gather to channel the talents of their antecedents.

The district of Saint Germain is wonderfully charming ! It is filled with narrow cobblestone streets and centuries old buildings that are just waiting to tell you their stories.


Highlights:
Rue Saint André des Arts

The district of “La monnaie”

the old defensive wall of Paris

The Procope café of the revolutionaries

The hidden  square Furstemberg

The Delacroix museum (tickets needed)
The Church of Saint Germain-des-prés, the oldest in Paris
Café de Flore.


2 hours

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PÈRE LACHAISE CEMETERY

Though some may say it is weird or unusual to visit a cemetery,

let yourself be carried away in Père Lachaise,
which is one of the most romantic and meditative places in
Paris. One of the largest cemeteries in the world, you will
rejoice in discovering famous graves and amazing statues
at every corner of this necropolis.


Highlights:
Discover the graves along with a nice stroll around the
cemetery and learn about the lives of the great characters
buried there:

Heloise and Abelard,

Jim Morrison, Gertrude Stein, Edith Piaf,

Moliere, Jean de la Fontaine
Oscar Wilde, Chopin…and many more.


2 hours
Special: only private tours (2 to 8 guests). Before the tour
additional celebrities' graves can be asked to be reviewed

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 VENDÔME - OPERA GARNIER - RIGHT BANK

Starting with the Jardin des Tuileries,

the most classic French garden typical of the reign of the sun king Louis XIV.
This tour focuses on “la grandeur” de Paris,

Napoléon and
his nephew Napoleon III who thoroughly transformed Paris
You will stand at the core of the luxury of Paris and discover
stunning architecture.


Highlights:
Concorde square,

Tuilerie Garden, Place Vendôme,

Opéra Garnier,
Square Edouard VII,

Coco Chanel's workshop

the church of La Madeleine,

Rue Royale,


2 hours

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LATIN QUARTER - LEFT BANK

Going deeper into Paris history, visiting major churches from
romanesque to gothic, pointing out 2000 years old roman’s
ruins and the bonds between the US and France around art
and literature.
If you are keen on history and breathtaking architecture,
then this tour is designed for you.


Highlights:
Saint Michel square,

Le caveau de la Huchette,

Shakespeare and Co,

the Church of Saint Julien le pauvre,

the Church of Saint Séverin,

Cluny: Roman ruins and Gothic hostel,

Sorbonne université,

Panthéon,

the Church of Saint Etienne-du-Mont,

Hemingway’s place,

Arena of Lutetia


2 hours
To be noticed: Small climbing (easy)

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STREET ART

BUTTE AUX CAILLES 

If you think you know Paris, let me introduce you to a small
village hidden on the left bank. This neighborhood in the 13th district is the secret lair of street artists and also a lovely place to discover many small typical French restaurants.

A place where poor Parisians built rebellions.
open your eyes, yes you’re still in Paris.
You will be able to call yourself a Parisian expert after
visiting and enjoying a drink or two in an actual bohemian district.


Highlights:
Street Art at every corner !

Le Puit Artesien,

rue du moulin des prés,

rue des cinq diamants,

place de la commune.


2 hours
 

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PARIS VILLE LUMIÈRE: FROM FRENCH REVOLUTION TO THE EIFFEL TOWER


Starting from the biggest square of Paris with an amazing view over the Grand Palais,

the Eiffel tower and the Obelisk…Great stories of the French Revolution will be told.
The last tokens of World Fairs 1889 and 1900 will be
admired before a lovely walk along the river. The tour ends
at Trocadero for the best view of the Eiffel Tower.


Highlights:
Obelisk, Champs Elysées,

Grand Palais and Petit Palais,

Bridge of L'Alma

Pont Alexandre III,

Palais de Tokyo
(tickets needed)

Trocadéro, Eiffel Tower.


2 hours
Special: this visit is better at nightfall or at night.

Easy pick to get boats cruise or climb the Eiffel tower

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PRICES


PRIVATE TOUR  135€ up to 8 guests

SMALL GROUP 300€ up to 16 guests

LARGE GROUP 500€ up to 32 guests

Paiement accepted: Cash / via Bank Transfer (IBAN)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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ABOUT ME

Born and raised in Paris.

 I'm a freelance tour guide currently living in Montmartre and working for renowned companies in Paris ( Babylon tours, Sandemans New Europe, Discover walks, Meet me out…).


Passionate about History, Art, Jazz and Gastronomy, and
nourishing an endless enchantment for my city.

 I offer lively and interactive tours to customers from all over the world with energy and dedicated enthusiasm.

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CONTACT

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+33 6.38.43.10.57

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